Re: Measurements revisited
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, October 15, 1998, 16:32|
Herman Miller wrote:
> Well, ease and precision aren't the same thing, of course.
True. I overlooked that, and assumed that "easy" meant "easy to
measure precisely" rather than "easy to measure approximately."
In that sense, it is "easier" to measure time than distance,
even though you need lots and lots of cesium and hydrogen clocks
to do it! See http://tycho.usno.navy.mil .
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